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New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Louisiana metro area was $48,804 in 2016, the latest figures available. New Orleans median household income is $3,658 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $8,813 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including New Orleans median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Louisiana $45,146 -2.50% -0.79%
New Orleans $48,804 -0.31% +3.01%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for New orleans is $48,804. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $55,690 and is now $6,886 (12.36%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,392 in 2012, real median household income for New orleans has now grown by $2,412 (5.20%).

Real Median Household Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2016 $57,617 $45,146 $48,804
2015 $56,480 $46,305 $48,954
2014 $54,398 $45,170 $47,430
2013 $53,838 $45,507 $47,379
2012 $53,701 $44,892 $46,392
2011 $53,879 $44,525 $46,946
2010 $55,093 $46,791 $50,786
2009 $56,180 $47,534 $51,703
2008 $58,000 $48,752 $53,046
2007 $58,736 $47,375 $55,690
2006 $57,677 $46,827 $55,305
2005 $56,832 $45,140 $49,012

New Orleans Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Orleans was $63,235 in 2016. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, New Orleans median family income is $5,745 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Louisiana $57,490 -3.72% -0.14%
New Orleans $63,235 +0.24% +4.94%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for New orleans is $63,235. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $68,989 and is now $5,754 (8.34%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,639 in 2012, real median family income for New orleans has now grown by $3,596 (6.03%).

Real Median Family Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2016 $71,062 $57,490 $63,235
2015 $69,122 $59,709 $63,082
2014 $66,820 $57,354 $62,185
2013 $65,977 $57,570 $60,260
2012 $65,363 $56,511 $59,639
2011 $65,564 $57,185 $60,334
2010 $66,721 $57,746 $62,504
2009 $68,329 $59,766 $64,266
2008 $70,638 $60,156 $67,709
2007 $70,813 $58,721 $67,285
2006 $69,670 $57,450 $68,989
2005 $68,618 $56,203 $60,755

New Orleans Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Orleans was $29,082 in 2016. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, New Orleans median per capita income is $3,418 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Louisiana $25,664 -0.44% +0.86%
New Orleans $29,082 +3.43% +3.46%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for New orleans is $29,082. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,107 and is now $25 (0.09%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,963 in 2012, real per capita income for New orleans has now grown by $2,119 (7.86%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2016 $31,128 $25,664 $29,082
2015 $30,358 $25,778 $28,118
2014 $29,288 $25,142 $28,510
2013 $29,041 $25,446 $28,110
2012 $28,558 $24,880 $26,963
2011 $28,494 $24,412 $26,970
2010 $28,687 $25,167 $28,209
2009 $29,542 $25,694 $28,003
2008 $30,755 $25,980 $27,438
2007 $30,894 $25,390 $29,107
2006 $30,078 $24,245 $27,389
2005 $30,768 $24,988 $27,702